Category Archives: Human Behavior

Planning for the End of Life Care YOU want.

Life – or perhaps I should say death – was so much easier in the old days. Not Many People Want This As Their End-of life Option As end-of-life researcher Joanne Lynn puts it, life threatening illness would “strike without warning and you get through it or you don’t.” Effective treatments were few. Doctors would…
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Listen to those “Bat-Shit Crazy” Conspirators

I had a patient once. He thought the neighbors were pumping poison gas over the fence. Everyone just accepted that he was bat-shit crazy and didn’t take too much notice of him. They May Seem Crazy But Hear Them Out Now claiming conspiracies seems have come a bit of a fashion. They are being spread…
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Bat-Shit Crazy Conspirators

This was the column I wrote for the Free Lance-Star on Sunday November 29th - except my opening paragraph said the guy thinking poison gas was being pumped over the fence by the neighbor was "bat-shit crazy." But I guess we have to respect the sensitivity of the FLS readers. I had a patient once.…
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Letting “Nature Take It’s Course” Is Not So Easy

I wrote this a few months back for the Fredericksburg news publication ' Front Porch' Every couple of months for the last couple of years, a group of mostly elderly Unitarians gather around the board room table in the Moncure Conway room at the Unitarian Fellowship building in Fredericksburg and talk about how they’re going…
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